All posts tagged: Sewing with Oilcloth

Umbrella-Ready Oilcloth Tablecloth Pattern

Spring is in full bloom and it’s time to head outside for dinner! My Umbrella-Ready Tablecloth pattern will help you make a summers worth of memories at your old outdoor table. The instructions found in my book,  At Home with Modern June, will walk you through how to make your own pattern that is customized for your table. I have all the supplies you need at ModernJune.com to get you stitching; oilcloth, hook and loop tape, bias tape and a copy of At Home with Modern June is all you need to get started! Need help with yardage? Email me with the size of your table and I’ll help you with the figure all that out! The hook and loop tape (Velcro) closure makes it easy to switch out your tablecloths to suit the occasion! Some of you know that I sell oilcloth and laminated cotton, two fabrics can often be used for the same type of projects. (Read more about the two types of fabric here!) But this is one of those times when …

Book Sale!

It’s finally spring, so I think it’s time to have a sale on my both of my books!  At Home with Modern June! It’s now on sale for $19.95, that saves you 7 buckaroo’s! Sewing with Oilcloth is now marked down from 18.99 to 14.95! Summer is right around the corner, it’s time to get stitchin’! Get your signed copies today at ModernJune.com!

Q and A: Shelf Liners!

Q: I am interested in making shelf liners and am unsure which of your oilcloth fabrics would be the right one to use. Could you please advise regarding this and whether you can sew the liners too? A: Using oilcloth for shelf liners is great! Now you will want to avoid using the laminated cotton that we carry, it’s too soft and thin. It would move around too much.  (411 on the two types of fabric) I’ve had the same liner in my sink cabinet for ages. The other day our disposal went of the fritz and I had to clear the contents from the cabinet, I gave the oilcloth a good wipe down and it’s a pretty as it was 3 years ago. I was really thankful that all that gunk wasn’t on the wood. You can sew oilcloth liners, but you probably won’t need to. Oilcloth doesn’t fray or ravel, so you can just cut it to size and lay it into your cabinet. Now you could sew up some pretty scalloped liners …